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The DeKalb County History Center and Hinckley Historical Society receive $5,000 in grants each.

DeKalb County History Center and Hinckley Historical Society receive grants

By Ethan Gonzales, Sports Editor | September 11, 2022

DeKALB — The DeKalb County History Center and the Hinckley Historical Society each received $5,000 in unrestricted grants from Illinois Humanities, a statewide nonprofit organization.  The American Rescue Plan played an important role in the process...

The funding from these grants will help students in behavioral health pay for tuition, textbooks and other fees.

IDHS awards 11 colleges $4 million in cannabis-funded grants

By Northern Star Staff | March 25, 2022

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced on March 21 that it has awarded $4 million in grant funding to support the Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) Success program.  The CRSS Success program is meant to prepare students...

Lauren Boddy, employee at the Student Engagement and Experiential Learning office, spoke to students about joining the USOAR project on Wednesday at the Holmes Student Center, Room 305. USOAR will reward up to $2,500 to a selected proposal for research and presentation.

USOAR grant funds student research

By Lark Lewis | January 16, 2014

Students can make their research dreams come true with a grant from the Undergraduate Special Opportunities in Artistry and Research Program.The program, which has started accepting applications for this year’s projects, is the oldest research program...

Sycamore, DeKalb fire departments to receive grants

By John Steffen | May 6, 2013

Three local fire departments will receive state grants totaling more than $65,000. Gov. Pat Quinn worked with State Fire Marshall Larry Matkaitis to put the grants through. The funding is part of the Small Equipment Grant Program, which works to better...

Representative Bob Pritchard (R-Hinckley) speaks with a group of
NIU students during Wednesdays March on Springfield. The students
asked Pritchard questions about why the state has delayed paying
NIU the money it owes the university.

Students rally in Springfield to support MAP grant funding

By Kelly Bauer | October 26, 2011

College students need grant money, and they're willing to fight for it. NIU students marched on Illinois' capitol Wednesday, intent on gaining support for increased - or, at least, a stabilization - of monetary award program (MAP) grant funding. Delonte...

Giving hope a home: Haven breaks ground on expansion

By Chris Gibbs | June 27, 2011

Over 30 community members gathered at Hope Haven for a ground breaking ceremony Friday morning. The ceremony, held at 1145 Rushmoore Drive in DeKalb, was the start of construction for a $1 million facility expansion, said Lesly Wicks, Hope Haven executive...